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CURO Symposium to be held April 9-10

This spring, 575 UGA undergraduates ­conducting faculty-mentored research in a variety of disciplines will present their findings during oral and poster sessions at the 2018 CURO Symposium held April 9-10 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens.

The presenters are pursuing 103 different majors from 14 schools and colleges and are conducting research with 330 faculty members from 78 departments.

Jenna Jambeck, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, will give the keynote address, “Plastic Waste Inputs into the Ocean: Can We Come Together to Solve this Global Problem?,” April 9 at 3:30 p.m.

The poster session and reception will follow at 4:30 p.m. Oral sessions will be held 11:15 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. April 9 and 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. April 10.

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